Exploring continental connections at the Lowe Museum of Art

When museums mine their permanent collections, the results can often be nuggets or even veins of discovery for visitors. That is certainly the case with two new exhibitions at the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum.

Pan-American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States showcases the depth and breadth of the Lowe’s collection and uses it to examine the interaction between modern artists in North, Central and South America. On display are works by 50 Latin American artists paired with works by 21 artists from the United States, many many of which had been in storage and not previously exhibited.

Kara Schneiderman, assistant director at the Lowe, explains that “the subject is one we wanted to look at, and it provided the opportunity to bring out parts of our collection that are not often seen as well as to

Article source: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/06/27/3473635/exploring-continental-connections.html

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